David Warner from Reuters writes a great profile of the Mural Arts Program that runs internationally on the wire service.  “In addition to beautifying the city and raising its international status, the murals have helped troubled youths and prisoners who have worked on them.”  Read the story, here.

Volunteer Judd Guzman applies paint on a mural, which is a work in progress, at 17th Street and Snyder Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 28, 2008. Credit: Reuters/Tim Shaffer